Bachelor of Arts with SKPT

Business Admin: Accountancy

Get a well-rounded education built on a biblical foundation.

This program is a great option for students looking to get an overview in the field of business while specializing in the “language of business”—accounting.

Take advantage of a partnership that sets you apart.  Be inspired to see business differently, get the best of theory and practice, and use your credits to get a head start on professional designations.

Apply now to begin your BA in Business Administration: Accountancy. 

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Put it into practice

Accounting is about more than numbers; it's about conducting audits, doing business analyses, and presenting financial information. Put your knowledge into practice with business simulations, case studies, and group projects.

Sask Poly partnership

Our partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic gives our students access to the best of both schools. Specialize in a marketable Business diploma while living in Briercrest's discipleship community.

Do business biblically

At Briercrest, we don't just see Scripture as a helpful tool for business; we see it as the foundation on which to build all our principles and practices. Learn what God's word has to say about life and business.

Sarah Richards

I am able to start the CPA program with the courses I’ve taken through both schools. I was able to take the co-op program through SaskPoly which gave me experience in my area of study and ultimately led me to the job that I currently enjoy.

  • Overview
  • Requirements

This program, in partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic, is designed to provide students with a well-rounded business education that is rooted in and enhanced by Biblical Studies, Theology, and Arts and Science. Upon graduation, business majors are equipped to serve both Christian and secular organizations. Students will obtain an Accountancy Diploma from Saskatchewan Polytechnic as well as a Bachelor of Arts Business Administration from Briercrest. Saskatchewan Polytechnic is a province-wide network of post-secondary training institutions that has a graduate placement rate consistently above 90 per cent.

This degree is designed to give students an overview of the field of business while specializing in one particular area. Graduates of the BA Business Administration will be able to:

  • Demonstrate broad competencies in business fields and specialized competencies in marketing, accountancy, administration, financial services, or human resource management.
  • Articulate a thoughtful understanding of ethics in business.
  • Apply economic theory to interpret and analyze business-related issues.

Outcomes

Graduates of the BA Business Administration will be able to:

  • Demonstrate broad competencies in business fields and specialized competencies in marketing, accountancy, administration, financial services, or human resource management.
  • Articulate a thoughtful understanding of ethics in business.
  • Apply economic theory to interpret and analyze business-related issues.

The BA Business Administration in partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic is a 120 credit hour degree program in which students spend 3 years studying at Briercrest and 1 year at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw campus. This degree requires the completion of 60 credit hours of major requirements. The BA Business Administration requires a minimum of 24 credit hours of 300+ course work within the context of a 120 credit hour degree.

Credit Hours: 120

I. Required for Saskatchewan Polytechnic Concentration (60 credit hours):
ADM 367 Principles of Leadership and Administration2*
BU 201 Introduction to Marketing
BU 211 Financial Accounting*
BU 214 Professional and Technical Writing*
BU 350 Human Resource Management*
CMP 315 Management Information Systems:
ECON 100 Microeconomics*
ECON 101 Macroeconomics*
MATH 110 Financial Mathematics*
STAT 200 Introduction to Statistical Methods
BU 400 Senior Business Seminar

PRT 400 Senior Portfolio
SL 1-4 Service and Experiential Learning

1. Completion of a diploma through Saskatchewan Polytechnic is a graduation requirement for the BA Business Administration with the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Concentration at Briercrest.
2. Courses marked with an asterisk* are helpful to be taken prior to the Saskatchewan Polytechnic year.

In addition, all Bachelor of Arts degrees require the completion of Briercrest's core curriculum.

Your Future

 
Possible Careers
  • Accountant
  • Non-profit accountant
  • Stockbroker
  • Tax advisor

Career Centre

Potential Graduate Programs
  • MA Leadership and Management at Briercrest Seminary
  • Master of Accounting
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Leadership Certification

Briercrest Seminary

It was hard coming here and learning to be an academic, but now I have this foundation of Biblical and theological grounding paired with critical thinking and a faith and awareness of the Church that I wouldn't have gotten anywhere else.
Brandi Klein